Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bad blood: Smart just wants Cousins and Harris to be … smart

Long before the Jazz and Kings met for Friday’s game at EnergySolutions Arena, Sacramento coach Keith Smart offered a passionate speech about players holding grudges. “That’s for nursery school kids,” he said, referring to the growing feud between the Kings’ … Read More

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Mel Mel The Abuser strikes again

Both literally and figuratively, Salt Lake City is thousands of miles away from New York City’s famed Rucker Park basketball run. But Jazz guard Jamaal Tinsley is now familiar with both places and on Tuesday he brought a little Rucker … Read More

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Unity, shared playing time critical for Jazz success

Winning is happiness. That seemed to be the message after Tuesday morning’s Utah Jazz shootaround at EnergySolutions Arena. Hours before they were to play host to the Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder, Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin and his players said … Read More

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Corbin draws it up, Tinsley executes, but Jazz need OT to beat those pesky Timberwolves

Tyrone Corbin politelly deflected the kind thoughts, instead giving all credit to his players, even though he really did draw up a great play in the final second of regulation Thursday night. Good play, good execution but bad, bad luck. The … Read More

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Bell, Corbin and O’Connor hold clear-the-air meeting

Two days removed from being sent home from a road trip, Jazz guard Raja Bell met with coach Tyrone Corbin and general manager Kevin O’Connor on Monday. Without giving any specifics as to why Bell was sent home after Utah’s … Read More

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Shoot or drive: taking a different look at C.J. Miles’ game

In Friday’s edition of the Standard-Examiner, we’ll publish a sports story I wrote about Utah Jazz shooting guard C.J. Miles. The story details the internal battles Miles, 24, sometimes has when he’s on the court. Most notably, he’s usually wrestling … Read More

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